Ethiopian National Defense Force

By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 15th, 2014
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By Aysheshum Yakume Everyday life is what a person daily does, feels, and thinks. In this century protection of women and children in the Ogaden region is a vital humanitarian concern”. In Ethiopia, things are connected with cultural, religious and political believes of the people. But with the absen...
By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Nov 14th, 2013
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By Mohamed Faarah (Ogadentoday Press)- Illays Program, a London based Somali Ogaden web journalists have presented a video of small village locates in Dhagahbour Zone of Ogaden, where Ethiopian Troops displaced civilians in the area. According to the video, San-Ade is a small village locates in Dhaga...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Oct 15th, 2013
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ADDIS ABABA (AFP) – Two Somali nationals died when a bomb they were making detonated in their home in the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa, as thousands gathered to watch a football match, officials said Monday. “The ones who died were of Somali origin,” Ethiopia’s Minister of In...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jul 9th, 2013
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By Graham Peebles   Many people living outside Africa, most perhaps, have never heard of the Ogaden (or Somali) region of Ethiopia, they know nothing of the murders rapes and destruction that the ethnic Somali’s allege are taking place there. We all have our problems and what can I do anyway, th...
By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Apr 25th, 2013
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(Reuters) – Ethiopia will withdraw its troops from Somalia soon, its prime minister said on Tuesday, voicing frustration with the Mogadishu government and African Union peacekeeping forces that are also battling Islamist militants there. After waging an ill-fated war in Somalia in 2006-2009, Ethiopia...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Apr 9th, 2013
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Addis Ababa (RBC) Somalia prime minister Abdi Farah Shirdon Saacid on his first visit tour to the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa has met with his Ethiopian counterpart, Hailamariam Daselegn in a bid to discuss bilateral relations between the two governments, RBC Radio reports. In a statement released...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 30th, 2013
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Ethiopian Army wages a secret and brutal war on civilians in Ogaden Fleeing Ogaden refugees recount tales of terror Remote villagers were living in a happy life, performing traditional dances locally known as Daanto; children played hide-and seek; wives were making cheese and sewing clothes; men were...
By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Mar 25th, 2013
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(Reuters) – Ethiopia’s intelligence agency said on Monday it had detained eight members of Somalia’s al Shabaab Islamist militant group who it accused of plotting to kidnap U.N. workers. The arrests were the latest in a crackdown on people accused of having links to militants in nei...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Mar 24th, 2013
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A fierce battle between Somali government troops backed by their Ethiopian counterparts and Alshabab militias started in different parts of Gedo. The government troops and the Ethiopian army moved from Garbaharey, a town in gedo region and attacked positions of Alshabab in the area. The first fight e...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 23rd, 2013
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By Graham Peebles In a report entitled Collective Punishment, Human Rights Watch (HRW) highlights the case of an innocent 17-year-old Ogaden Somali girl who was held captive for three months in a “dark hole in the ground” and raped 13 times. Describing her ordeal, which she shared with five other fem...